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  • Isla Vista victim's dad blames government 'idiots'

    Isla Vista victim's dad blames government 'idiots'
    With a California town grieving the deaths of six college students killed by a mentally ill man, one victim's father Monday blamed the killings on politicians who failed to tighten gun laws after a mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Richard Martinez,...
  • Pope Francis balances visits to Jewish, Muslim sites in Jerusalem

    A day after he threw his moral weight behind the establishment of a Palestinian state, Pope Francis paid tribute Monday at the grave of Theodor Herzl, the man whose dream of a Jewish homeland led to the creation of modern-day Israel. It was a finely...
  • Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend

    Six people shot, three fatally, in city over holiday weekend
    The four shots, which came in the early hours of Memorial Day, sounded as if they had been fired from some distance by a small-caliber gun. Bernice Latou's dogs scampered in from the backyard of her Southwest Baltimore home, and she wondered whether...
  • Memorial Day's been beautiful, but rain is on the way

    Memorial Day's been beautiful, but rain is on the way
    Memorial Day started beautiful and stayed that way, with plenty of sunshine and temperatures rising into the upper 80s, but don't expect it to stay that way. Weather forecasters say scattered rainstorms, some potentially heavy, will start moving into...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' scores $111-million on Memorial Day weekend

    Mutants ruled the box-office over the long Memorial Day weekend, while the new Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore rom-com disappointed.  With a studio-estimated $111 million in ticket sales from the United States and Canada, "X-Men: Days of Future Past"...
  • 3 hurt in Dolton shooting

    3 hurt in Dolton shooting
    Carolyn Scott’s family barbecue had only just begun Monday when gunfire erupted a half block from where her grandchildren were playing. The adults – many of whom were crowded around the grill or chatting in a sideyard – raced over to...
  • Isla Vista rampage: One of Elliot Rodger's roommates planned to move

    Isla Vista rampage: One of Elliot Rodger's roommates planned to move
    One of three roommates allegedly slain by Elliot Rodger was planning on moving out of their Isla Vista apartment because of conflicts they were having, the victim's mother told KNTV Monday. UC Santa Barbara student Weihan “David” Wang was...
  • Box Office: Fox's 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Powers Up With $111 Mil Domestic Start

    UPDATED: With the dust settled, Fox is estimating "X-Men: Days of Future Past" to have grossed $111 million domestically over the long Memorial Day weekend. The studio, meanwhile, revised the pic's Friday-Sunday projection, up slightly to $91.4 million....
  • At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving

    At Memorial Day ceremony, exhortations to remember the fallen, and those still serving
    The speakers at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens had finished, the rifle team had fired its volleys and the musicians had begun to pack up. Vincent Krepps stood by the stone that bears the name of his twin brother....
  • Patriotism travels throughout Westminster for Memorial Day parade, service

    Patriotism travels throughout Westminster for Memorial Day parade, service
    The assistant adjutant general of the Army National Guard Maryland on Monday said the sons and daughters of America who have given their lives in military service are “beacons of hope” to the world that freedom and democracy can prevail....
  • Vietnam veteran finally can talk about war

     Vietnam veteran finally can talk about war
    It took a trip to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to get Army platoon leader Paul Baffico to open up about his experiences four decades earlier. "'When I came home in 1971, I never said a word because I couldn't," said Baffico. Then, in about 2005, "my...